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His 35-year-old daughter has not been seen in public since a foiled attempt to escape from the emirate in March 2018.

British MPs have given their names to a petition calling on the UAE to release 14 detainees who have served their time but remain in prison.

UN still waiting for proof Dubai's Sheikha <em>Latifa</em> alive

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN still waiting for proof Dubai's Sheikha Latifa alive

Despite discussions with UAE representatives in Geneva, the UN's Human Rights Office is yet to receive proof Sheikha Latifa is alive.

Family urges release of UK man detained in India

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Family urges release of UK man detained in India

Arms dealer Christian Michel, 59, has been detained in India since December 2018 after being extradited from the United Arab Emirates over a ...

Dubai's Princess <em>Latifa</em> urges reopening of sister's kidnap case

The New Arab Staff

Dubai's Princess Latifa urges reopening of sister's kidnap case

Latifa's sister, Shamsa, was 18 when she escaped from her father's Longcross Estate in the UK in August 2000. She has not been seen in public ...

The New Arab Staff

Emirati businessman praises UAE human rights

An Emirati businessman has said that the human rights situation is better in the UAE than in the West.

The New Arab Staff

Dubai royal family says 'abducted' princess 'being cared for'

The royal family of Dubai have released a statement claiming that Princess Latifa, widely believed to be imprisoned against her will, ...

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Rights group demands Dubai princess 'proof of life’

Human Rights Watch have called on Dubai to prove that Princess Latifa is alive, as international bodies call for her release.

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UN to seek information on missing Dubai princess

Following recently released footage, the UN is to question the UAE about the fate of Princess Latifa.

Dubai princess video pleas 'distressing': UK

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dubai princess video pleas 'distressing': UK

Dominic Raab has described the footage of Sheikha Latifa on the BBC programme Panorama as distressing.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dubai princess says fears for life as held 'hostage'

The Princess of Dubai has released a video revealing her alleged forced captivity at the hands of her father, the king.

Ex-wife of Dubai royal live streams father's 'abduction'

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Ex-wife of Dubai royal live streams father's 'abduction'

The father of a woman married to a UAE royal was abducted during a livestream online, the London-based Detained in Dubai organisation reported.

#SayTheirNames: The victims of Beirut blasts

The New Arab Staff

#SayTheirNames: The victims of Beirut blasts

The Beirut blast death toll has exceeded 150. As protesters rage in the capital calling for accountability, The New Arab has compiled a list of ...

Another UAE princess attempted to escape royal family: report

The New Arab Staff

Another UAE princess attempted to escape royal family: report

A princess from the UAE's extended royal family is the latest to attempt to flee the kingdom, according to a 60 Minutes Australia report.

Morocco NGO delivers supplies to single mums in lockdown

The New Arab

Morocco NGO delivers supplies to single mums in lockdown

Each year, INSAF helps over 500 young women who have fallen pregnant out of wedlock - viewed as a "sin" by a society marked by religious ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthis' Riyadh attack a 'bargaining chip'

This week we focus on recent escalations between the Houthis and Saudi Arabia, a campaign to release prisoners, and more.

Alainna Liloia

Dubai leader's domestic abuse undermines Emirate's hollow gender reforms

Comment: The UAE ruler's superficial efforts to combat domestic violence are falling woefully short, writes Alainna Liloia.

The New Arab

UK police to review disappearance of Dubai ruler's daughter

A UK court ruled this week that Sheikha Shamsa was likely abducted off the streets of Cambridge by her father, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al ...

The New Arab

Dubai ruler threatened wife, orchestrated daughters' abduction, court rules

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum led a far-reaching campaign of intimidation against his estranged wife and 'ordered and orchestrated' the ...

Princess Haya back in London for legal battle

The New Arab & agencies

Princess Haya back in London for legal battle

Princess Haya is in London to resume her custody battle with her estranged husband, Emir of Dubai Sheikh Al-Maktoum. She has also applied for a ...

Lyndon Peters

will.i.am, Mariah Carey should say 'no' to Dubai Expo

Comment: Celebrities, businesses and governments still have time to take a stand against UAE's human rights record, and pull their support from ...

Dubai princess said she'd rather die than return home

The New Arab

Dubai princess said she'd rather die than return home

Princess Latifa tried to escape Dubai but was taken back to the UAE following a commando raid of her yacht hideout.

Jordan Princess Haya receives brother's backing on Twitter

The New Arab

Jordan Princess Haya receives brother's backing on Twitter

Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein, the brother of runaway Princess Haya, posted a picture on the social network on Wednesday evening.

Dubai ruler's wife seeks forced marriage protection for children

The New Arab & agencies

Dubai ruler's wife seeks forced marriage protection for children

The estranged wife of the ruler of Dubai has applied for a British forced marriage protection order relating to their children, a London court ...

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